Azure This Week

Azure This Week: Azure Data Factory, Azure Certification changes and more

Episode description

This week in Azure news if you’re familiar with SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), Azure Data Factory is a very similar service but on the cloud, and now it has more regions. We introduce Azure Monitor Network Insights, Azure Functions latest Python support, and we run through the latest Azure AI and Data certification exam changes.

0:00 – Introduction
0:31 – Azure Data Factory
1:07 – Azure Functions Python 3.9 support
1:46 – Azure Monitor Network Insights
2:24 – Azure revenue up
2:45 – Azure AI and Data certification exam changes
6:40 – ACG ♥Azure Month

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Livestream: AZ-900 Azure Fundamentals Exam Walkthrough
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQBVG7Q-9q4&feature=youtu.be&opt_id=oeu1597017140742r0.5600525032524515

Azure Data Factory is available in two new regions
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/azure-data-factory-is-now-available-in-two-new-regions/

Python 3.9 in Azure Functions is now in public preview
https://azure.microsoft.coam/en-us/updates/python-39-in-azure-functions-is-now-in-public-preview/

Python improving throughput performance, a best practice guide
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-functions/python-scale-performance-reference best practice guide

Azure Monitor Network Insights is GA
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/azure-monitor-network-insights-is-now-generally-available/

Network Insights overview
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/insights/network-insights-overview

Microsoft financial results
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-microsoft-results-idUSKBN29V2IN

Microsoft cloud strength drives the second quarter results
https://news.microsoft.com/2021/01/26/microsoft-cloud-strength-drives-second-quarter-results-2/

Microsoft Tech Community blog: Azure certifications for data and AI
https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-learn-blog/we-re-taking-azure-certifications-for-data-and-ai-to-the-next/ba-p/1868370

Azure DP-203 certification
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-gb/learn/certifications/exams/dp-203

Azure AI-102 certification
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-gb/learn/certifications/exams/ai-102

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Series description

Azure This Week is your weekly news roundup for all things Azure. Join our expert hosts as they cover everything you need to know about the past week’s developments, keeping it short, fun and informative. Whether you’re just beginning your cloud journey, or you know your stuff, there’s something for everyone!

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